Holly Holm and Roxanne Modafferi rise up the official UFC rankings following big wins at UFC 246

Holly Holm and Roxanne Modafferi have moved up in the UFC’s official rankings following big victories at this past Saturday’s ‘UFC 246: McGregor vs. Cowboy’ event.

Holm is now the number-two ranked UFC bantamweight contender in the world following big UFC 246 win.

In the UFC 246 co-main event, Holm (13-5-0) earned the unanimous decision win over Raquel Pennington. The victory moves up Holly Holm to the number-two position in the UFC’s official bantamweight contender rankings. The 38-year-old sits just behind former opponent, Germaine de Randamie. The division’s champion is the current pound-for-pound greatest female fighter on the planet, Amanda Nunes.

Modafferi is now the number-five UFC flyweight contender in the world following UFC 246 win.

In the featured UFC 246 prelim bout, Modafferi (24-16-0) picked up a huge upset win over Maycee Barber, dominating her for the unanimous decision. The victory moves Modafferi up to the number-five position in the UFC’s official flwyeight contender rankings. She sits behind Jennifer Maia, Joanne Calderwood, Jessica Eye and Katlyn Chookagian. The division’s champ is Valentina Shevchenko, who fights number-one contender Katlyn Chookagian at next month’s UFC 247 event.

The UFC’s official rankings, as of Tuesday January 21, 2020, can be viewed below:

Fight fans, how do you feel about the latest movement in the UFC’s official rankings?

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